Hyland Granby - Cape Cod based dealers in marine antiques, marine paintings and marine folk art
Hyland Granby as featured in the
Financial Times magazine
"How to Spend It"
June 15, 2013
Hyland Granby Antiques was founded in 1976 by Janice Hyland and Alan Granby. The business specializes in buying and selling museum quality 18th & 19th Century marine antiques such as carved eagles, cannons, globes, and marine art / paintings by artists such as James Buttersworth and Antonio Jacobsen, important 19th century American ship portraitists. Alan Granby produced and edited a book titled: "A Yachtman's Eye" which was published in 2004. The book documents one man's collection, Glen Foster, involving the history of maritime art of the late 18th and 19th century with an emphasis on American and English yachting.
During 2005, Alan Granby has lectured about the Foster collection for the follwing institutions:
- New York Yacht Club, 44th Street Club House, New York City
- Museum of Yachting and Redwood Library, Newport, Rhode Island
- International Yacht Restoration School, Classic Yacht Regatta, Padanaram, MA.
- Nantucket Historical Society, Nantucket, MA.
- New York Yacht Club, Harbor Court, Newport, Rhode Island
Hyland Granby Antiques maintains a large inventory of museum quality maritime artifacts (marine antiques) and marine art. The firm has bought and sold many of the most important maritime artifacts to come on the market in the last thirty years, including furniture, clocks, scientific instruments, prints, 18th & 19th century marine paintings, ships models, scrimshaw, photographs and marine-related folk art . In addition to buying and selling, Hyland Granby Antiques provides a consulting service to help museum and private collectors in acquiring maritime objects and marine paintings.
Hyland Granby exhibits at six antiques shows during the year. Please refer to the show section of this website for exhibition details. The firm does not have an open antique shop, but can be reached by e-mail (email@example.com). No prices are quoted on the website nor will we respond to e-mail price requests, due to others using our prices and material without our permission. For price quotes, please call: 1-508-771-3070.
The "Polychrome Ivory Spinning Jenney"
a work by Etienne Vongurl made in 1809
Read the full article here.
About a foot tall, it consists of working mechanical parts carved from ivory with thread running through them. An assortment of little men and women in different costumes revolve, dance and play a violin when a crank in front is turned. This marvel of self-taught miniaturism is at Hyland GranbyAntiques.
Book Launch - Flying the Colors by Alan Granby and Janice Hyland
Press and Articles About Flying the Colors (click each one to view)
Hudson Hills - book summary (September 2009)
Mystic Seaport - book summary (September 2009)
Antiques and Fine Art - book review (Autumn/Winter 2009)
Antiques and the Arts Online - book review (September 15, 2009)
Maine Antiques Digest - book review (September 3,2009)
Read what The Press is saying about Hyland Granby Antiques:
Our gallery has been written about in several publications on fine art and antiques, and in several magazines about Cape Cod living. from the standpoint of the architecturally historical importance of the structure to the collection of fine nautical antiques and fine art housed within. By clicking on the magazine images below, these articles are available for your perusal.